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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near General Luna in Philippines

Earthquake location 9.6337S, 126.5879WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from General Luna in Philippines. Event id: us10007cqr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007cqr. Global time and date of event 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 11:00:28 / November 27, 2016 @ 11:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:00:28 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 126.5879° East, latitude 9.6337° North, depth = 61.92 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.92 km (38 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claver, Aras-asan, Tago (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Tandag (c. 29 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cantilan (c. 9 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Dapa (c. 8 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tago (c. 6 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Claver (c. 5 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Aras-asan (c. 5 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km ESE of General Luna, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 126.5879° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 9.6337° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km ESE of General Luna, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-27 11:00:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-11 08:50:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.736 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007cqr Id of event.
Event Code 10007cqr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007cqr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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